News - 02 Mar `17Meeting with Vitiligo Friends across the country and the world


A strong and well-funded Vitiligo Center would make a word of difference, as we discussed recently with President of VR Foundation, Mr. Dmitry Aksenov, and VITFriends founder Valarie Molyneaux and Barbara Hamilton in Boston. 

A week before, Prof. Agharid El Gamal from Egypt brought together top experts in their fields, governmental officials and even a representative from Vatican at the headquarters of the League Of Arab Nations to find a better way to help people with dermatological disabilities.

Vitiligo Working Group annual meeting set its attendance record this year in Orlando, held one day before the American Academy of Dermatology congress on March 2, 2017.

Vr Foundation Vit Friends Meeting

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